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Dr. Patrick Capriola

Dr. Patrick Capriola is the founder of strategiesforparents.com. He is an expert in parenting, social-emotional development, academic growth, dropout prevention, educator professional development, and navigating the school system. He earned his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Florida in 2014.

His professional experience includes serving as a classroom teacher, a student behavior specialist, a school administrator, and a coordinator of educator training at UF - providing professional development to school administrators and teachers, helping them learn to meet the academic and social-emotional needs of students.

He is focused on growing strategiesforparents.com into a leading source for high-quality research-based content to help parents work through the challenges of raising a family and progressing through the school system.

Is It Correct to Say “More Better”?

When a local restaurant changes its recipe for a particular dish, it may advertise by saying it is “Now Better!” But what happens if later they discover a further improved recipe? How would they communicate this? What is better than “better”? Some might say that the new recipe would be “more better.” Is that accurate?  …

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Is It Correct to Say “Attached Herewith”?

You may have encountered the phrase “attached herewith” in an email or letter. It is clear that the writer wants to direct your attention to a separate file or document, but the phrase sounds a little unusual. Did the writer get it wrong, or is it correct to say “attached herewith”? It is correct to …

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Is It Correct to Say “More Often”?

English has many rules that make learning correct spelling and grammar easier. Sometimes, words like comparative adverbs break these rules, causing confusing irregularities. It is helpful to memorize which adverbs are irregular so you can speak and write correctly. It is correct to say “more often” when one thing happens more regularly than another. Use …

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